On the morning patrol, Thalia’s voice and hands pealed bells of joy. A trio of single-file squirrels dashed onto the drive. Upon sensing the fourleg’s…
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Dawn is a delicious time to count one’s blessings. Before placing her feet on the floor, Calliope flexed her fingers, toes, and healing quadricep. A…
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The muses recent planner purchase was no longer being used for its intended purpose. Some squares did contain tiny, black appointment annotations, but…
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“A zeeeeeeeee-bra!” Thalia brayed. “See how charcoal pencils tidy up oil pastel smudge? Just like Cal said yesterday — mixed media is our ticket!” “A…
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Thalia tumbled, trimmed, and trumpeted while transacting with their new tools. “Wheeeeeee!!! Any preferences?” Urania transferred questions from screen…
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“How do the beeeeeees do it?” Thalia scowled and scratched at her hairline. “Geometry is for nature — not muses!” “Stretching — evolving.” Nia dug…
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quarrelers do not listen
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“Blasted, pulling beast,” Nia grumbled. “Should have come with a Worker’s Compensation policy.” Playful crinkles danced across Calliope’s face. “Henny…
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January 2023

“Summmmmm-rrrrrrr tiiiiiiime — and the living’ is eeeeeeee-zzzzeeeeee.” Thalia belted out one of her favorite show tunes. Calliope hummed, “In my mind…
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With a twist and a shout, Thalia made her feelings known. “I’m luv-ING these twistable paint crayons! So bright — and bold!” “I suppose… they do… add…
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Thalia’s thighs radiated warmth from the inside out. “Ugh! My — qwaaaaaads!” “Nine fresh inches.” “Aren’t we lucky?” Calliope shook snow from her…
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“Is it okay do you think…” Calliope admired Artist’s furry blend, “… to mix chalk pastels… with charcoals?” “Okay?” Thalia’s features broke into puzzled…
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